Physician Detail
Allyson Jacobson

Allyson Jacobson, M.D.

Medical Director, NCH Breast Program

Breast Surgery

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Board Certification(s)

General Surgery and Breast Surgery


Group



Medical School

Chicago Medical School (Rosalind Franklin University)


Internship

University of Illinois, Chicago


Residency

General Surgery, University of Illinois, Chicago, Chicago, IL


Fellowship

Breast Surgical Oncology, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY


Location 1

880 W. Central Road
Suite 5000
Arlington Heights IL 60005
Phone: 847-618-3800
Fax: 847-618-3809
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Primary Specialty

Breast Surgery


Additional Specialties

Oncology Surgery
General Surgery


Clinical Interests

Achievements

News

NCH nurse beats breast cancer with help from her colleagues

Last year, Pauline Moy went from being a nurse, wife, mother and grandmother who needed a routine screening to a woman with a breast cancer diagnosis within a matter of hours. Moreover, she was the first patient at NCH to have a breast tumor detected by 3D digital mammography.

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Three breast cancer myths debunked

Allyson Jacobson, M.D., Medical Director of the NCH Breast Program and a fellowship-trained Breast Surgeon, sets the facts straight on common misunderstandings about breast cancer.

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Ten things I learned when I had my first mammogram

The medical director of the NCH Breast Program says being nervous for your first mammogram is natural, but shouldn't stop you from scheduling the procedure.

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Mammogram myth busting

Get the facts about mammograms and your breast cancer treatment options.

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Mammograms save lives

There’s a huge push during October to help people focus on breast health, breast cancer, and the importance of mammograms. But the truth is, a lot of us would rather wear pink and support breast cancer awareness than have a mammogram.

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